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Ireland's Starving Past

The Exhibition Coming Home, Art and the Great Hunger. This is a wonderful opportunity for both... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Mary H
Moving telling of this great disaster

This is an exhibition that is a moving telling of this great disaster to strike the Irish poor when... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
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25 Jun 2018
“Ireland's Starving Past”
12 May 2018
“Moving telling of this great disaster ”
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Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, is sending its acclaimed art collection to Ireland in 2018. The works will go to Dublin Castle and Skibbereen-diametric epicenters of the Great Famine (1845-52)- as well...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Exhibition Coming Home, Art and the Great Hunger. This is a wonderful opportunity for both ourselves as Irish and anyone visiting Ireland to learn what An Gorta Mor or the Great Famine of Ireland in the 19th Century meant for Ireland. This crisis in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is an exhibition that is a moving telling of this great disaster to strike the Irish poor when the potato crop failed over a number of years in the 1840’s. A million died of starvation for lack of humanitarian support and two million left...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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